Announcement of BiodivClim Biodiversity and Climate Change

Monday, 2 September 2019

The BiodivClim Biodiversity and Climate Change call for international research projects in the area of biodiversity and climate change is hereby announced by the National Science Centre (hereinafter: “NCN”), acting in cooperation with the BiodivERsA network. Funding proposals may be submitted by international consortia composed of at least 3 research teams from at least 3 countries participating in the call. The principal investigator of the Polish research team must hold at least a PhD degree.

Countries participating in the call: Austria, Belgium, Brazil (Sao Paulo state), Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Greece, Spain, Ireland, Israel, Lithuania, Latvia, Germany, Norway, Poland, Portugal, South Africa, Romania, Slovakia, Switzerland, Sweden, Tunisia and Turkey.

Application process:

  • international level: the Polish research team, acting in cooperation with a foreign partner, shall prepare a joint proposal in English and submit it via the EPSS submission system;
  • national level: the Polish research team shall prepare an NCN proposal covering the Polish part of the project and submit it to the NCN in an electronic format via the ZSUN/OSF submission system.

Call schedule:

  • Submission deadline for joint pre-proposals: 5 November 2019
  • Invitation to submit joint full proposals: February 2020
  • Submission deadline for joint full proposals: 10 April 2020
  • Submission deadline for NCN proposals in ZSUN/OSF: 17 April 2020
  • Call results: autumn 2020

In the BiodivClim call, funds may be awarded to cover remuneration for the research team, remuneration and scholarships for students and PhD students, purchase or manufacturing of research equipment and for other costs crucial to the research project.

The total amount of funds allocated by the NCN for the tasks to be performed by Polish research teams in the call is EUR 500,000.

Information for prospective applicants:

  • call documents available at the BiodivERsA network website (applies to all applicants in the call);
  • detailed information for applicants and set of annexes hereto (applies only to entities applying for NCN funding);

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